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Be moved, amused and enlightened by plays, dance works, comedy shows and cabaret performances all year long. Home to world-renowned theatres and dance companies as well as one of the largest comedy festivals in the world, Melbourne boasts a never-ending line-up of inspiring shows. Laugh it up at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, see ground-breaking plays at La Mama and Southbank's Malthouse Theatre, or catch the cream of the crop at the Melbourne Festival in November.
The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...
As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
A Social Service should help people, shouldn't it? Featuring Nicola Gunn and David Woods, this smart performance sticks its nose into the gap between...
Soak up all the glitz, glamour and laughs of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, the stage show based on the much-loved Australian film.
Opera's lecherous anti-hero has already been condemned. Are fire and brimstone really his just desserts?
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1 Apr 2015, 8 Apr 2015, 15 Apr 2015, 22 Apr 2015
From $12 - $14
The improv comedy craze from Chicago has arrived in Melbourne. It's 30-minutes non-stop. It's fast, challenging and bound to impress.
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27 May - 20 Jun 2015
Australia's hottest new creative team, Helpmann Award-winning Dean Bryan and Andrew Hallsworth are staging a brand-new production of Cole Porter's...
20 May 2015, 23 May 2015, 25 May 2015, 27 May 2015
From $59 - $59
11 May 2015, 16 May 2015, 19 May 2015, 21 May 2015
4 May 2015, 6 May 2015, 9 May 2015, 12 May 2015
Madama Butterfly is one of the world's great love stories, and this production, one of Australia's most loved, has been beautifully produced using...
31 May - 19 Jul 2015
From $79.90 - $79.90
Australia's hottest new creative team, Helpmann Award winning Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth stage a brand new production of Cole Porter's...
1 - 30 Jun 2015
See the light and a nightly program of free events, performances and exhibitions at Federation Square, and celebrate the arrival of the winter solstice.
1 Jun - 4 Jul 2015
Every twist, every thrill, every hairbreadth escape is retained from Alfred Hitchcock's supreme comedy of suspense in this stunning new stage...
4 - 13 Jun 2015
Mischievous sprites, tangled loves and dazzling dance: this sparkling triple bill celebrates Frederick Ashton, one of the greatest influences on...
3 Apr 2015, 1 May 2015, 5 Jun 2015
Shake your way into the weekend with a free dance class at Queensbridge Square. On the first Friday of each month, at the same time, in the same...
Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage has returned to Melbourne. Book now for the time of you life with return airfares flying Virgin Australia, two nights' accommodation and Premium tickets.
Baz Luhrmann on why he loves Melbourne (2:43)
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Sandbox Land is a classy, whipsmart, variety show with charm. Expect music, storytelling, comedy, slam poetry, improvisation, puppetry, and more....
Join Joshua Glanc for a one-man sketch odyssey as he makes no attempt to answer the question how many crumbed cutlets can you handle? After...
Jimeoin makes a welcome return to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with his unique style of comedy that features a fluid mixture of his...
Lliam Amor (Late Night Impro, Thank God You're Here) brings back his one-man powerhouse for six shows only. After a successful run at the Adelaide...
After debuting to a sell-out season at Melbourne Fringe 2014, Media Release is back, exploring the inner drives of professional reality TV stars, how...
Helen's been trying to find her funny bone and it's not easy when they all stick out at once. The U. K. 's Helen Duff can't help making light of...
Since the moment of your conception, your entire existence has been leading to this glorious moment. The moment you settle into your seat, switch off...
What are you waiting for? Hop on in and ride. There's plenty of room. Join Arj Barker and together you will contemplate everything from the social...
Best of the Edinburgh Fest is an unbeatable night of world-class comedy featuring three international acts for the price of one. In 2015 stand out...
Be entertained, challenged and enriched by the MTC's consistently excellent program of classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre.
Book your place in history and catch a show in this heritage-listed building housing the Athenaeum Theatre and the Last Laugh at the Comedy Club.
Championing cutting edge and contemporary theatre, every year La Mama stages more than 50 new works in two unique, iconic and intimate spaces.
Catch local and international music, dance and theatre performances or enrol at Australia's oldest performing arts schools at this historic theatre.
Book tickets to see renowned theatre productions in the magnificently restored theatre that's been part of the Melbourne story since 1929.
Celebrate all that's camp with cabaret, stand-up comedy, musical theatre and even burlesque, accompanied by cocktails in the kitsch-crammed parlour.
See one of Australia's most successful independent theatre companies stage its annual season of cutting-edge contemporary text-based plays and adaptations.
Curtsy before a grand old dame of Melbourne theatres with its magnificent façade, domed roofs and marble foyer, still hosting the hottest shows in town.
There's always an exhilarating thrill to be had in Melbourne's hive of bustling, creative laneways with their boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars.
When you've exhausted the drinking dens, subterranean restaurants and witty street art of Melbourne's laneways, what else is there to do but go up?
Idle the afternoon away by the bluestone cobbles at a Degraves Street or Centre Place cafe and become part of a Melbourne postcard scene.
Do a modern version of "the block", a century-old form of cruising Melbourne's arcades that takes in cutting-edge artwork, fashion, music and design.
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